ARCHX Siren's Eleusinian Mystery CD CD-H RA RL3 RLV RL2X RL1X CGC TT
AKA Luce. Eeevil Red Dog. Old lady. Heart dog.
Orion Never Seen Blue RA RL1 CL1-R CL1-F FMX
AKA Steve. Lifesaver. Flyball ninja. Mud magnet. Official Hiking Buddy. Rock.
Orion Go For Launch
FDCh-G AKA Bean. Mission Specialist. Herdy dog. Yappy McSnappy.
Hambone. Squirrel dog. Flyball hopeful.
Gone but never forgotten:
Siren's Shiitake Happens AKA Mushroom. AKA ShroomD. The fungus among us. Grandma-lover. Bed-hogger. Official Zombie Protection Dog.
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I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
Author Archives: katie
I spent the end of August and the first three weeks of September inpatient again, fighting through despair and excruciating anxiety, through a med change, and developing chronic pain issue that no one seems to be able to diagnose. I … Continue reading
It’s going on three months now since I left my job as a veterinary technician so that I could pursue full-time psychiatric outpatient care. Add a little 12-day adventure on the inpatient unit (yay I spent Christmas AND my birthday … Continue reading
I ended up having to take Trek back to the shelter. When the behaviorist came, she thought we would have a good shot at success if I could change both Steve and Trek’s reaction to one another. And I think … Continue reading
I love this dog so freaking much. He is happy and sweet and terrifically naughty. He’s locked me out of the house. He ate his way out of my tent when we camped out at the flyball tournament. This morning … Continue reading
Friday morning my alarm went off at 6:15 and I opened my eyes to find Trek covered in Gorilla Glue. He had it all over his face, his front legs, the top of his head, his scrotum, my carpet…. Not … Continue reading
I can’t believe it’s been a year. My last post previous to the one about Luce’s passing was for Bean’s second birthday. How time flies! I don’t know if I’m back for sure, but writing here feels right, and I’m … Continue reading
I said long before Luce passed away, no more pit bulls. They’re too much trouble, they’re too much of a crap-shoot health-wise, they’re not worth the social aggravation, they’re not worth the dog/dog issues. I said before Luce died, no … Continue reading
When I adopted Luce 11 1/2 years ago, I had no idea the journey we had in front of us. I was so clueless. They talk about pit bulls being bad choices for first-time dog owners, but I’d worked in … Continue reading